Behavioral Health Clinical Analyst – Telecommute in San Diego, CA

UnitedHealth Group

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that’s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There’s no room for error. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

The role entails providing quality review of treatment plans for clients involved in the Dependency legal system, feedback and recommendations for improvement to assist providers in meeting professional standards. Experience providing oversight or feedback to other clinical professionals is preferred.

***This position will allow for some telecommute opportunity. Some in-office hours will be required based on business need in our San Diego office location.***

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducting clinical quality oversight of mental health treatment for clients referred through the Juvenile Court
  • Investigating clinical quality concerns
  • Professional consultation to providers and other stakeholders, as well as additional collaboration with clinical leadership on improvement opportunities to best mitigate risk to clients and County agencies
  • Conducting provider searches on referral from Child Welfare Services for clients residing in and outside San Diego County and authorizing service
  • Covering provider referral line

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a behavioral health discipline
  • Active, unrestricted Independent Mental Health Clinical License in the state of California (LMFT, LCSW, Ph.D. or PsyD)
  • 3+ years of behavioral health experience
  • Clinical experience with Child Welfare Services population and knowledge of current evidence based clinical practices for treatment of trauma, child abuse, child neglect and domestic violence treatment
  • Ability to gain and maintain access to the County of San Diego’s electronic health record-Cerner / CCBH
  • Computer proficiency, able to type and navigate a Windows-based environment
  • Flexible and available to observe domestic violence victims’ groups in the evenings as needed
  • Must live within a commutable distance to our San Diego, CA office location

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Clinical, Domestic Violence, Quality Assurance, Juvenile Court, child welfare, Psychology, Psychologist, Social Worker, MFT, LCSW, Ph.D., PsyD, TERM, UHG, California, San Diego, Managed Care, Telecommute, Remote, Work from home

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